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Untruth why the conventional wisdom is (almost always) wrong by Robert J Samuelson

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Published by Random House in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public opinion -- United States,
  • Common fallacies -- United States,
  • Propaganda -- United States,
  • Press and propaganda -- United States,
  • Mass media and public opinion -- United States,
  • Popular culture -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Politics and culture -- United States,
  • Communication in politics -- United States,
  • National characteristics in mass media -- United States,
  • National characteristics -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Democracy -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWhy the conventional wisdom is (almost always) wrong
StatementRobert J. Samuelson
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18121552M
ISBN 100812991648

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